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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Nathan the Wise’ with F. Murray Abraham and Stark Sands

With a uniformly excellent cast, this bracing version of Gotthold Lessing's German Enlightenment play hits home with its then (and still) controversial view of religion: that no faith has the uniquely true message of God.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): Chris Noth and Zach Grenier in Christopher Marlowe’s ‘Doctor Faustus’

Classic Stage Company's new adaptation stars two actors best known for their TV roles, and tells Marlowe's story of a deal with the devil with gravitas along with plenty of humor both low and high.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Allegro’ at Classic Stage Company

A new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1947 Broadway flop suggests that Hammerstein's talent was not only innovative but even more forward-thinking than he himself and those around him might have realized.

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